What does neighbor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbournoun

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbourverb

    a nearby object of the same kind

    "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"

  3. neighbor, neighbourverb

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbourverb

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbornoun

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  2. Neighbornoun

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  3. Neighbornoun

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  4. Neighboradjective

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  5. neighborverb

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  6. neighborverb

    to associate intimately with

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  7. Neighborverb

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. NEIGHBOR

    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neighbor in a Sentence

  1. Michael Barton when:

    I was actually alerted when I heard the next-door neighbor, Chris, screaming - she is very frightened of snakes you see, we were a bit weary but something yesterday made me go out with a rod and start poking at everything looking for it. I think it was the birds, the pigeons I think they were making loads of noise and squawking. I knew something was down there. I just got a feeling that it was here.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well. He has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.

  3. Vanessa Billings:

    If that’s exactly what happened, that’s shocking, it’s heartbreaking because he comes across concerned, and that’s what’s scary, because you do n’t know what’s going on next door at your neighbor’s house.

  4. Kathleen Goforth:

    My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility, he was who you wanted for a friend, a colleague and a neighbor. However, it was I who was blessed so richly that I had the privilege of calling him my husband and my best friend.

  5. Young Boozer:

    You can’t give it to your next-door neighbor, but it is tremendously flexible for your immediate family.

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